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British American Tobacco was founded in 1902 as a joint venture between the UK's Imperial Tobacco Company and the American Tobacco Company. It is second only to Philip Morris in the World cigarette market, with more than 300 brands sold in around 180 markets.

Contact Details

Address: Globe House, 4 Temple Place, London, United Kingdom

Phone: 44 (0)20 7845 1000

Fax: 44 (0)20 7240 0555

Website: http://www.bat.com

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